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Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Reading Buddies

6:30pm at West Boulevard

If you are between the ages of 5-12, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with an adult volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session.

Stories in 2 Languages: English and French

6:30pm at Community Room at Matthews

Engage your child with books, activities, stories, and songs that encourage language development and literacy skills.

Reading Buddies

7:00pm at West Boulevard

If you are between the ages of 5-12, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with an adult volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session.

Thursday, December 19, 2019

Literacy Scavenger: Holiday Compound Words!

(All day) at Myers Park

Warm up indoors and celebrate the season by completing this month's literacy scavenger hunt. Everyone who finishes the scavenger hunt will receive a prize!

Willow Tree Book Club

This month we'll be discussing The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck, the Nobel Laureate’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about a vanished China and one family’s shifting fortunes.

Book Sale: Special Collections and Bound Serials

9:00am at Main Library

In preparation for Main Library's renovation, we are upping our "book sale game" during summer 2019.

Letters to Santa

9:00am at Spangler S & S at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

From November 30th to December 23rd, children and families can stop in Spangler Library and write a letter to Santa. Send him a Wish List or just say hello-ho-ho!

Letters to Soldiers

Write a post card or letter of appreciation to a Soldier. Your letter will be delivered via ImaginOn Staff to A Million Thanks (amillionthanks.org).

Pop-up Coffee Shop @ Beatties Ford Road Regional Library

You can have your books and coffee too - at Beatties Ford Road Regional Library!Stop by the Queens Coffee Bar pop-up coffee shop at BFR every week, Wednesday-Friday from 9:15 a.m.-1 p.m.

Baby Storytime

9:30am at Children/Teen Programming at North County Regional

Babies experience brain stimulation through language and socialization. Engage your little one with new sights and sounds through books, songs, and rhymes.

Baby Storytime

9:30am at Davidson Meeting Room at Davidson

Babies experience brain stimulation through language and socialization. Engage your little one with new sights and sounds through books, songs, and rhymes.

Toddler Storytime

9:30am at Community Room at Steele Creek

Toddlers build language skills, participate in music and movement activities, and discover the fun of books. Explore letters, sounds, and new words through stories and activities.

Baby Storytime

Babies experience brain stimulation through language and socialization. Engage your little one with new sights and sounds through books, songs, and rhymes.

Toddler Storytime

9:30am at Children's Programming Room at Morrison Regional

Toddlers build language skills, participate in music and movement activities, and discover the fun of books. Explore letters, sounds, and new words through stories and activities.

Write Like You Mean It

10:00am at Dalton Room at Main Library

Take a creative leap into the unknown. Explore the world of writing with fun prompts, field trips, guest speakers and supportive listeners. This group is open to anyone who enjoys writing.

Technology Tutors: One-on-One Support Session

10:00am at Matthews

Sign up for a 60-minute individual session with a volunteer to get help with computer basics, Microsoft Office, Internet, email, or other topics. Call 704-416-5000 option 4 to register.

Family Storytime at YMCA Morrison

Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skill development and help foster a love of books and reading in your child.

Family Storytime

10:15am at Children's Programming Room at Morrison Regional

Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skill development and help foster a love of books and reading in your child.

Clayworks for Seniors and Adult with Disabilities

10:30am at Community Room at Hickory Grove

Join us for this hands-on workshop to learn how to texturize and manipulate clay to create your own art work.

Active Reading Workshop (Part 2 of 2)

10:30am at Children's Room/MPK Meeting Room at Myers Park

Come learn fun ideas and activities that you can use to support early literacy at home. Learn how to use the ABCs of Active Reading one on one with your child.

Toddler Storytime

10:30am at Community Room at Steele Creek

Toddlers build language skills, participate in music and movement activities, and discover the fun of books. Explore letters, sounds, and new words through stories and activities.

Family Storytime

10:30am at Spangler Library at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skill development and help foster a love of books and reading in your child.

Yoga Storytime

10:30am at Randolph Room at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Bring your family out to enjoy stories coupled with fun and easy yoga moves. Discover how movement can bring stories to life in new ways in this storytime.

Preschool Storytime

10:30am at Community Room at Mountain Island

Engage your preschoolers with books, activities, stories and songs that encourage language and pre-reading skill development in order to help them grow into successful readers.

Family Storytime

Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skill development and help foster a love of books and reading in your child.

Adult Sensory Story Time Program

11:00am at Dowd Foundation Learning Studio at Main Library

Join us for stories and activities designed for adults with autism spectrum disorders, sensory integration issues or other developmental disabilites.

Technology Tutors: 1-on-1 Support Session

Sign up for a 60-minute individual session with a volunteer to get help with computer basics, Microsoft Office, Internet, email, or other topics.

Listen & Move Storytime

11:00am at Children's Programming Room at Hickory Grove

Children and parents will participate in stories, songs and movement activities that build both gross and fine motor skills, which children need to develop in order to read and write.

Preschool Storytime

11:00am at Children/Teen Programming at North County Regional

Engage your preschoolers with books, activities, stories and songs that encourage language and pre-reading skill development in order to help them grow into successful readers.

Cancelled. Learn Basic Spanish and Practice Conversation

Practice your Spanish speaking and listening skills in a relaxed group environment, while also learning basic words and phrases. No lectures, just conversation!